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Re: REQ: svn release

From: Michael Brouwer <michael_at_tlaloc.net>
Date: 2005-09-23 05:32:08 CEST

SVK behaves this way by default,

If you rm -rf a subdirectory svk update will not bring it back.
Instead it shows up as ! (missing). Only a svk revert -R will bring
it back.

I think clkao already mentioned once here that this might be a useful
behavior for svn as well.

Michael

On Sep 22, 2005, at 5:12 PM, Daniel Rall wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Sep 2005, Tim Shadel wrote:
> ...
>
>> So it seems important to have a way to say "I don't want this
>> in my working copy anymore. Please don't bring it back
>> unless I ask for it." Since that can only be done
>> by manipulating the .svn\entries file, it has to be a
>> features of svn, and not simply a combination of
>> operating system features and "svn st".
>>
>
> As you mention in the next paragraph, this can also be handled by
> not checking some sub-directories out in the first place.
>
>
>> I've been using 'svn' since 0.18, so it took me quite
>> a while to figure out why this worked in CVS. It is the
>> interplay between two commands: 'cvs release -d' nukes
>> the directory, and 'cvs update' **unlike svn update**
>> will **NOT** bring down missing directories, so you can
>> remain isolated until you run 'cvs update -dP' which
>> is **much more like svn**. Does that ring any bells?
>> So the old 'cvs release -d' CAN be recreated from
>> operating system commands, but the svn version cannot.
>> Kind of a time warp to recall those details. :-)
>>
>
> How about using a combination of 'svn co -N URI', 'svn ls URI',
> and 'svn co' of desired sub-directories found by 'svn ls'?
>
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